A Simple Method for Estimation of Parameters in First order Systems

Hans Henrik Niemann, Robert Miklos

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    A simple method for estimation of parameters in first order systems with time delays is presented in this paper. The parameter estimation approach is based on a step response for the open loop system. It is shown that the estimation method does not require a complete step response, only a part of the response and the steady state value of the system before the step is applied. Further, for calculation of the time delay, it is also required that the time for the step is known.
    Original languageEnglish
    Article number012001
    Book seriesJournal of Physics: Conference Series (Online)
    Number of pages13
    Publication statusPublished - 2014
    Event11th European Workshop on Advanced Control and Diagnosis - Berlin, Germany
    Duration: 13 Nov 201414 Nov 2014
    Conference number: 11


    Workshop11th European Workshop on Advanced Control and Diagnosis
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    • First order systems
    • Parameter estimation
    • Time delay
    • Step response


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